The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Thomas S. Monson
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Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.
John F. Kennedy
Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)
They can because they think they can.
The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.
David B. Allman
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.
First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.
I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.
Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)
If you would be loved, love and be lovable.
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.
Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.
E. E. Hale
When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Love is friendship set to music
E. Joseph Cossman
Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)
It's good to be the king !
Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)
If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.
We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practicing every day while they live.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
It's showtime !
Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)
The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I feel I have this great creative and spiritual force within me that is greater than faith, greater than ambition, greater than confidence, greater than determination, greater than vision. It is all these combined. Whether it is a godhead or not, I feel this great force, this untapped power, this dynamic something within me. This feeling defies description, and there is no experience with which this feeling may be compared. It is something like a strong emotion mixed with faith, but a lot stronger.
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.
Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.
Union gives strength.
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.
Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)
I need him like the axe needs the turkey.
Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)
Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.
Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.
John P. Strelecky
Procrastination is the thief of time.
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
Charles M. Schwab
If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
You had me at hello.
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
The road to success is always under construction.
How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.
Robert F. Kennedy
Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.
We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Life without a purpose is a languid, drifting thing , every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves, 'This day let me make a sound beginning
Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.
Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.
You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary person does not hear.
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
Norman Vincent Peale
You sing-a high.
Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.
The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.
Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.
Charles Caleb Colton
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?